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AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - VOTE 102

This program provides: services to Ontario farmers and agri-businesses by working in partnerships with industry, agri-businesses, researchers and other government agencies to address provincial issues; expertise to address the critical issues facing rural Ontario such as land, air and water management; and direction, funding and accountability for diploma education, research and laboratory diagnostic testing to the agriculture and food sectors. Staff are working to ensure that Ontario farm business managers have access to the latest information and decision making tools.

AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM 102 - Operating Expenses Summary

Item ACTIVITIES  

Accrual
2004-05
Estimates
$

Change
from
2003-04
$

Accrual
2003-04
Estimates
$

Cash
2002-03
Actual
$

1 Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer   137,112,000 (-22,868,600) 159,980,600 112,298,324
Statutory Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act   1,000 - 1,000 -
             
  Total Operating Expenses   137,113,000 (-22,868,600) 159,981,600 112,298,324
  Less: Special Warrants   - (-103,471,000) 103,471,000 -
  Less: Statutory Appropriations   1,000 - 1,000 -
             
  Amount to be Voted   137,112,000 80,602,400 56,509,600 112,298,324
             


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM 102 - Operating Asset Expenditures Summary

Item ACTIVITIES  

2004-05
Estimates
$

Change
from
2003-04
$

2003-04
Estimates
$

2002-03
Actual
$

3 Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer   200,000 - 200,000 72,700
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act   11,800,000 - 11,800,000 3,577,800
             
  Total Operating Asset Expenditures   12,000,000 - 12,000,000 3,650,500
  Less: Statutory Appropriations   11,800,000 - 11,800,000 3,577,800
             
  Amount to be Voted   200,000 - 200,000 72,700
             


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM 102 - Capital Expenses Summary

Item ACTIVITIES  

2004-05
Estimates
$

Change
from
2003-04
$

2003-04
Estimates
$

2002-03
Actual
$

4 Education, Research and Laboratories   6,119,500 5,884,500 235,000 -
             
  Total Capital Expenses   6,119,500 5,884,500 235,000 -
  Less: Special Warrants   - (-234,000) 234,000 -
             
  Amount to be Voted   6,119,500 6,118,500 1,000 -
             


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING EXPENSES

Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer (102-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 21,239,700
Employee benefits 3,948,200
Transportation and communication 3,045,300
Services 39,684,200
Supplies and equipment 1,676,000
Transfer payments
$
 
University of Guelph
50,500,000
 
Nutrient Management Assistance
4,350,000
 
Municipal Outlet Drainage
4,000,000
 
Livestock Genetic Improvement
3,240,100
 
Competitive Research
1,350,000
 
Agricultural and Horticultural Societies
1,203,000
 
Leadership Development
776,000
 
Strategic Partnerships
950,000
 
Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc.
400,000
 
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
142,000
 
Ontario Beekeepers Association
115,000
 
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
140,000
 
Farm Safety Association
120,000
 
Farmers' Markets Ontario
90,000
 
Feeder Cattle Assistance
45,000
 
Grants to municipalities in lieu of taxes
45,000
 
Other Assistance for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer
167,500
 
 
Transfer payments Subtotal 67,633,600
Other transactions  
Municipal Taxes on ARDA owned property 10,000
 
Subtotal 137,237,000
Less: Recoveries 125,000
 
Activity Total 137,112,000
 


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Other transactions  
Payments re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act 1,000
 
Activity Total 1,000
 


Total Operating for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program 137,113,000
   


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING ASSET EXPENDITURES

Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer (102-3) Activity $
Loans and Investments  
Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories 200,000
 
Activity Total 200,000
 


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Loans and Investments  
Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000
 
Activity Total 11,800,000
 


Total Assets for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program 12,000,000
   


AGRICULTURE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - CAPITAL EXPENSES

Education, Research and Laboratories (102-4) Activity $
Services 6,119,500
 
Activity Total 6,119,500
 


Total Capital for Agriculture, Research and Technology Transfer Program 6,119,500